• Canadian novice champions Chiu, Ruiter off to quick starts in Day 2 at CWG

    Canadian novice champions Chiu, Ruiter off to quick starts in Day 2 at CWG

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    RED DEER, Alberta – Wesley Chiu sure knows how to make a first impression.

    Chiu, the reigning Canadian novice men’s champion, skated a new short program for the first time Wednesday, scoring 47.93 to lead after the short program at the Canada Winter Games. Maksim Chelmaev of Quebec is in second spot at 40.55 and Rio... Read More

  • Squash – CWG2019 Day 3 Recap

    Squash – CWG2019 Day 3 Recap

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    Day Three at the squash competition began with a bang at 9:00AM as the noisemakers returned for a marathon day of Team Matches.  On tap for the day was three rounds of boys encounters and two rounds of girls encounters as it was moving day here at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.  The top teams would start to pull ahead and start to lay... Read More

  • Day 1 Judo competition

    Day 1 Judo competition

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    The first day of competition had some strong divisions with lots of tight matches.

    Finn Schroeder of BC had one of the fastest matches in the medal rounds.  He threw Ethan Kean of Newfoundland in just 13 seconds to win the bronze medal in the -66kg division.

    In the final gold medal match of -55kg... Read More

  • Team Quebec wins gold in team trampoline competition at 2019 Canada Games

    Team Quebec wins gold in team trampoline competition at 2019 Canada Games

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    RED DEER, AB (February 26, 2019) – Team Quebec repeated as the gold medallists in the team trampoline competition at the 2019 Canada Winter Games on Tuesday night, after also claiming the title four years ago at the last Canada Games. Team Alberta took the silver medal, while Team BC repeated as the bronze medallists.

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  • Ontario, Claims Double Sprint Gold, BC fills Men’s Sitski Podium at Cross Country Ski, Race Day 2

    Ontario, Claims Double Sprint Gold, BC fills Men’s Sitski Podium at Cross Country Ski, Race Day 2

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    It was Race Day 2 at the cross country ski venue and Ontario skied away with two gold and one silver in the skate, sprint competitions.

    Once again the temperatures were chilly and a 30 minute delay was necessary before the sprint qualifying competitions could get underway.  Laura Leclair of Chelsea, Quebec, yesterday’... Read More

  • Badminton Feb 26 - A Smashing Day

    Badminton Feb 26 - A Smashing Day

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    There was excitement in the GWH gymnasium today as spectators gathered to watch the Quarter Finals and the Semi Finals of the Individual Competition for badminton.

    In the Men’s Singles department, Antonio Li (BC, ¾ Seed) was victorious over his opponent Imran Wadia (AB, 1st Seed). It was an exciting match, with Imran... Read More

  • Canada Winter Games - Curling Draws 3-4

    Canada Winter Games - Curling Draws 3-4

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    It appears Alyssa Nedohin not only benefited from the competitive curling genes handed down from her famous Canadian and World-champion parents, Dave and Heather, but their sense of humour as well.

    The 13-year-old, who plays second on skip Juli Bakos’ Alberta team at the 2019 Canada Winter Games was asked what it’s... Read More

  • Soehn thrills hometown crowd by winning gold in women’s trampoline at 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Soehn thrills hometown crowd by winning gold in women’s trampoline at 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    RED DEER, AB (February 25, 2019) – Kalena Soehn of Red Deer, AB thrilled her family and friends from her hometown as she won the gold medal in the women’s individual trampoline competition at the 2019 Canada Winter Games on Monday night. Rémi Aubin from Team Quebec won gold in the men’s competition.

    Soehn had... Read More

  • Alberta, Ontario off to strong starts in figure skating at Canada Winter Games

    Alberta, Ontario off to strong starts in figure skating at Canada Winter Games

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    RED DEER, Alberta – Monday turned out to be a productive day for current Canadian medallists as the figure skating competition got underway at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

    Canadian pre-novice bronze medallists Savanna Martel and Kobi Chant of Alberta set the early tone in the novice ice dance competition, scoring a... Read More

  • Squash – CWG2019 Day 2 Recap

    Squash – CWG2019 Day 2 Recap

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    Day Two at the squash competition started the way Day One ended, with a huge gathering of spectators ready to watch our start athletes compete in the next phase of the Individual competition.  It was so loud in here with noisemakers, team chants and flag waving.

    In the Individual Championship Semifinals, the top... Read More

  • Quebec’s Laura Leclair and B.C.’s Rémi Drolet dominate on the first day of XC Ski action at River Bend

    Quebec’s Laura Leclair and B.C.’s Rémi Drolet dominate on the first day of XC Ski action at River Bend

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    It was a chilly day at the cross-country ski venue, and this caused a three hour delay in the start of the first day of competition for the 2019 Canada Games. The officials had to wait for the thermometer to climb above the -20 deg. C. limit for racing, before the events got underway.

    The men’s race saw 2023 Canada Games host PEI’s,... Read More

  • Heated races on a cold Boardercross day at Canyon Ridge Ski Resort

    Heated races on a cold Boardercross day at Canyon Ridge Ski Resort

    Monday, 25th February 2019

    The start of the 1st competition at the Canada Winter Games was a cold one for the snowboarders at Canyon Ridge Ski Resort. However it didn’t take long for the sun to come out and the hill to warm up when the races started.

    The athletes went through timed qualification runs in the morning, to seed them for the heats in the afternoon.... Read More

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